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Category: travel


Over the easter weekend we did an Active Directory migration in Quebec. Lots of work, lots of fun (*g*). Here are a couple of pictures:

Off for a few days

I’m leaving for France tomorrow and I won’t be checking private mail until Friday, so bear with my slow responses.

Off to Mexico

I’ll be back in time for Christmas. I won’t be checking mail (hopefully)


While reading the news around the net, I come across this gem about Sarah Palin: In 2006, Palin obtained a passport[83] and in 2007 traveled for the first time outside of North America on a trip to Kuwait. There she visited the Khabari Alawazem Crossing at the Kuwait–Iraq border and met with members of the […]

mod-auth-cas and slow logins

Today I dedicated some time to hunt down my “the logins via CAS on apache2 are awfully slow, but not always, just most of the time” problem. At first I thought I had some weird network/dns/whatever issues, but after proper investigation it turned out to be that /dev/random is being used for generating the CAS […]

Openvpn “Error opening file”

Chased down oddities in openvpn on Windows… This patch (against svn/trunk) proved rather useful: — ssl.c (revision 2435) +++ ssl.c (working copy) @@ -1097,8 +1097,9 @@ char password[256]; /* Load the PKCS #12 file */ + errno = 0; if (!(fp = fopen(options->pkcs12_file, “rb”))) – msg (M_SSLERR, “Error opening file %s”, options->pkcs12_file); + msg (M_SSLERR, […]

Back from Mexico

Back. Still jet-lagged. Not much done today: wading through mails, upgraded some packages on the server (clamav, spamassassin, wordpress, gallery), dist-upgraded my laptop to Sid and dist-upgraded workstation to ubuntu gutsy. ps. Pictures of our trip are uploaded


Passo Giovo

Weekend and back

Spent a lovely week-end with Pietro and Patricia visiting us in Vipiteno. Left on Sunday evening, direction Stresa and finally back home from a two-day event. Pretty tired right now.